The day has come—it's time to plan your 30A beach vacation! If you're anything like us, booking the perfect vacation rental is key to making your vacation the best it can be. And the two most important factors in a rental are proximity to the beach and the view.
Fortunately, we offer several beach homes that are close to the sugary shores and have great coastal views. This is especially true in 30A's laidback Grayton Beach community. Not only are Grayton homes near the water, they're also conveniently close to eclectic shops, vibrant restaurants and bars, and local art galleries. It's definitely the place to stay if you're looking for a lowkey and fun beach getaway. So, we've compiled a list of Grayton Beach rentals with a good view to make your vacation planning that much easier!
6 Bedrooms / 6.5 Baths / 14 Guests
Located on the Gulf estuary of Western Lake in Grayton Beach, it's no surprise that Abaco boasts phenomenal views. Multiple breezy balconies offer you a front-row seat to nature's greatest show. Sugary sand dunes dotted with tropical vegetation, emerald waves that kiss a crystalline shore, and the intersection of freshwater and saltwater in the diverse estuary. These views can also be seen indoors through the home's wall of windows and glass doors that frame the paradise scene. The home itself features two levels of comfortable living and sleeping accommodations for your vacation. On the main level, an open floor plan combines a large kitchen, an elegant dining area, and a relaxed living area. Five of the home's bedrooms have king-size beds, while the sixth includes a queen bunk and access to a private balcony. To top it off, the property has a private dock where you and your fellow guests can launch paddle boards or try your luck at fishing.
3 Bedrooms / 3 Baths / 6 Guests
Breeze Easy is a three-level vacation home a short distance from the beach. Tucked among long-leaf pines, palms, and other tropical flora, it maintains a feeling of privacy while still being close to the fun. The combination of greenery, snow-white sand dunes, and jeweled Gulf waters makes for stunning views—to be enjoyed from both inside and multiple covered balconies. A beach-chic vibe flows throughout the home, extending from the open living area to each of the well-appointed bedrooms. The primary bedroom includes a king-size bed, and each guest bedroom has cozy queen-size beds. The property is located only a short walk from the beach, Western Lake, and historic downtown Grayton.
Down by the Sea
4 Bedrooms / 4 Baths / 14 Guests
Situated near the end of Cottage Street on Western Lake's estuary, Down by the Sea is another Grayton Beach home with picturesque views. From the home, you can see the entire layered coastal landscape—tropical vegetation leads to the freshwater estuary, which then merges with soft white sand that blends with turquoise-colored Gulf waves. A wooden pathway at the end of the road grants you an even better view of the picture-perfect scenery. There is also an open-air, upper-level balcony that overlooks the beach. The home's interior radiates a coastal cottage feel, with sandy-colored furniture, plush seating, and ocean-inspired accents. Three of the home's four bedrooms have a comfortable, king-size bed—so there's no need to fight over who gets the best room! In addition to good views and great accommodations, guests will also have access to the nearby community pool.
5 Bedrooms / 5.5 Baths / 14 Guests
Grayt Lake is an oasis of its own. The property is part of Grayton Landing, an exclusive enclave with only six luxury homes. Surrounded by towering pines and carefully curated landscaping, it emits a feeling of privacy and ease. The best part, though, is that it overlooks Western Lake and boasts a private dock. The seclusion and stunning landscape combine to create unparalleled views! The three-level home is as stunning as its surroundings. Shiplap walls, light-wood flooring, and coastal accents extend throughout. Large windows let in ample sunlight, bathing the interior in a warm and welcoming light. Three bedrooms feature king-size beds, while the primary bedroom boasts a luxury ensuite bath with a huge walk-in shower. You'll love the home's convenient location when you're ready to venture out for some beachy fun. The shoreline is less than a 10-minute walk away. A private community pool is located only yards from the doorstep. And finally, the private dock provides the perfect spot to launch a kayak or paddleboard, spend quiet time fishing, or simply enjoy the view.
5 Bedrooms / 5.5 Baths / 12 Guests
In the prominent Grayton Landing neighborhood, you'll find Grayt Oasis. This five-bedroom waterfront beach home features lake views and a picturesque surrounding made up of coastal vegetation, curated landscaping, and a community pool. It overlooks Western Lake, one of the 30A's coastal dune lakes, which are rare in the rest of the world. Long-leaf pines, tall grasses, and other tropical plants border the lovely lake. It's home to a wide variety of fish, birds, and other wildlife. This diverse setting makes a gorgeous backdrop for this beach rental. As guests, you'll enjoy both the views and the comfort of this home's amenities. These include an open great room, spacious bedrooms, breezy balconies on every level, an outdoor fire pit, and access to the community pool.
4 Bedrooms / 4 Baths / 12 Guests
A stay at Grayton Dream may feel like a wonderful dream, but we can assure you it's quite real! This cute, pale-blue home sits across from rolling sand dunes dotted with greenery. Beyond the dunes, you can see the blue-green waves of the Gulf, rolling gently to the sunlit shores. When sitting on the balcony that extends along the entire front of the house, you'll be the recipient of unobstructed paradise views. Furnished with a cushioned couch and a dining table with chairs, the balcony is the ideal spot for relaxing with your fellow guests, sipping a cold cocktail, and simply gazing at the beautiful scenery before you. Inside the home is a happy ambiance, fueled by colorful décor and sunlight shining through a wall of windows. Tile floors and wood accents add to the feel. The large primary bedroom has a king-size bed and immediate access to the waterfront veranda. Another plus is that the home is less than a one-minute stroll from the property.
4 Bedrooms / 4 Baths / 10 Guests
There's no better place to watch a beach sunset than at Grayton Sunset. This light-pink, four-bedroom home offers amazing beach views, quaint accommodations, and a private pool. First, the view is off the charts, as the cottage-esque home is situated across the street from untouched sand dunes. And the glistening Gulf is just on the other side of those dunes. A furnished rooftop deck takes advantage of the vista, ensuring the best seat in the house to catch a burning coastal sunset. The interior and patios are decorated in an eclectic mashup of nautical décor, vibrantly colored accents, shiplap walls, coastal art, and modern furnishings. One of the best hangout spots is definitely the private pool and sun-soaked pool deck. Surrounded by palms, it's a private oasis meant just for you and your fellow guests. After a freshwater dip, head to the beach that is less than a one-minute walk away.
3 Bedrooms / 2 Baths / 9 Guests
Located near the Western Lake estuary, Gulfstrand Up is another Grayton Beach home with a good view. From the second-floor balcony, you can glimpse the freshwater tributary meandering its way toward the saltwater Gulf. Idyllic white sands stretch between the lake and Gulf—it's soft on the eyes and the toes! And past the sand, shimmering waves extend as far as the eye can see. A path at the end of the road leads directly to the estuary and the beach beyond. The home's interior offers a cozy stay, featuring comfortable bedrooms with plush beds and sunny windows. The open floor plan is relaxed, combining the kitchen, living, and dining rooms. Guests at Gulfstrand Up also receive access to the nearby neighborhood pool.
3 Bedrooms / 2.5 Baths / 9 Guests
Spend your lazy vacation days at Lazy Days, a beach house with a view! The raised home is located in Gulf Trace and adjoins Grayton Beach State Park. Perched atop rising sand dunes covered in tropical vegetation, this home has a unique vantage point that enjoys the best views of its coastal surroundings. Aside from the greenery, the crystalline shoreline is 200 yards away. The best place to survey the magnificent setting is from the furnished, wraparound deck. Here, you can do it all—sip cold drinks, have an alfresco meal, chat with your family and friends, feel the Gulf breezes, and catch a one-of-a-kind beach sunset. Inside, the great room is as sunny as the world outside, featuring yellow walls and bright décor. Each bedroom is well-appointed, and the home can accommodate up to nine vacationers. With the beach less than a minute away, you could say this home has everything you need in a vacation home!
There you have it—the top Grayton Beach homes with a good view. Need help narrowing down your search? Contact our friendly Rivard by Ocean Reef staff today to help book your dream vacation!